Although safety is a major concern in many industries, mining presents a unique set of hazards that are completely different than most. Several of CORESafety’s modules are specifically focused on these hazards, including – Module #4 – Fatality Prevention and Risk Management Module #5 – Training and Competence Module #13 – Occupational Health CORESafety’s latest infographic identifies five mining […]

Start the New Year with CORESafety As we begin the New Year, this is the optimal time to commit to achieving CORESafety’s 0:50:5 objective in your mining operation. We’re referring to having zero fatalities and a 50% reduction in injuries over a five-year period. While some statistical improvements have been seen in recent years, the fact is that there were still 27 mining […]

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Today’s mining industry is using cutting edge technologies to make mining safer and more efficient than ever. To give you a look inside how mining is using these tools, the National Mining Association (NMA) asked Newmont Mining Corp. to give them a tour of their facilities in Nevada. Watch the video and see why mining has […]

Welcome to the December edition of CORESafety TV — the online video series from the National Mining Association. In this episode, we take a look at Module #11 and examine how change management can help prevent changes within your operation from: Introducing new hazards  Negatively changing the risk rating of existing hazards  Degrading controls  In order to […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Prairie State Generating Company’s (PSGC) Lively Grove Mine for receiving independent certification under its CORESafety® system. PSGC joins eight other companies that have had operations independently certified under NMA’s signature safety initiative. “CORESafety brings the industry’s enduring commitment to employee safety to life in a concrete, […]

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